An Armed Robbery Ruined My European Vacation, Then My Life
Sometimes the psychological aftermath of trauma is more terrifying than being threatened with murder.
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Inland’s Dark, Dubby “Tsereteli” Was Inspired by a Post-Gig Taxi Ride
The British techno producer heads in a deeper direction on his new EP 'Coriolis.'
Is This Georgian Club the New Berghain?
Partying at Bassiani is a political statement against homophobia and Georgia’s narrow-minded drug policy.
Låpsley Explores Tbilisi's Emerging Club Scene
The British producer and singer takes us behind the scenes of the booming clubs of the Georgian capital in our latest doc, presented by YouTube Music.
Meet Russia's Teenage Rave Revolutionaries in Our New Documentary
In a film made possible by AXE, THUMP heads to Moscow and steps into the fascinating and visually stunning world of Skotoboinya.
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Photos of the Georgian Families Living Inside an Abandoned Military Hospital
25 years after the fall of the Soviet Union, many Georgians are struggling to survive in the new economy. In the outskirts of the capital, Tbilisi, over 150 families are forced by necessity to live in an abandoned military hospital.
A Vegan Cafe Was Attacked by Sausage-Wielding Extremists
A vegan restaurant located in the historic center of Tbilisi, Georgia, was attacked by meat-wielding ultranationalists.
A Vegan Cafe Was Attacked by Meat-Wielding Neo-Nazis
Around 15 people showed up at the Kiwi Café in Tbilisi, Georgia, brandishing meat skewers and violently throwing meat at its patrons.
Some of the Best Bread in Georgia Is Found on the Side of the Highway
The former Soviet republic of Georgia might be well-known abroad for its cheesy <i>khachapuri</i> bread, but I managed to find one far more elusive: the spiced <i>nazuki</i>, available only in a small section of the country.
"Everyone, Everywhere in Tbilisi Is Drunk as Fuck All the Time"
That's what Georgian photographer Giorgi Nebieridze says anyway, and he should know, having spent a lot of time there photographing what he calls his "drug-addict friends."
Buying and Selling the Past at Tbilisi's Dry Bridge
You used to be able to get anything at the Dry Bridge Market, back when the upper classes were fleeing the country in the wake of the collapse of the USSR and were desperate to sell their possessions. But these days, most of the people at the market...
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Fuck Georgia's Prison Guard Broom Rapists
This week in the former Soviet republic of Georgia, a brutal video was leaked showing a group of prison officers taking turns beating and then raping prisoners using a broom. We sent a Georgian photographer over there and got his appraisal of the...